ZYNGA AND BEST BUY® REWARD ZONE® PROGRAM SWEEPSTAKES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES AND THE
1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
2. ELIGIBILITY: Zynga
and Best Buy Reward Zone Program Sweepstakes
(the “Sweepstakes”) is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States
and the District of Columbia who are 18 years of age and older (except
residents of Alabama and Nebraska, who must be 19 years of age or older) at
time of entry ("Eligible Participant"). Void in
3. SWEEPSTAKES TIMING/DESCRIPTION: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:00 AM Pacific Time (PT) January 2, 2011 and ends 11:59:59 PM PT on January 31, 2011 (the "Promotion Period"). One (1) Grand Prize, Two (2) First Prizes, One (1) Second Prize, Ten (10) Third Prizes, Fifty (50) Fourth Prizes, Ten (10) Fifth Prizes, One hundred (100) Sixth Prizes, Two Hundred and five (205) Seventh Prizes and Three hundred (300) Eighth Prizes will be awarded in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received during the Promotion Period. You may redeem as many Zynga Game Cards as you wish; you will receive one (1) entry per Facebook User ID per redeemed Zynga Game Card.
4. HOW TO ENTER:
There are two ways to
enter the Sweepstakes: (1) Online Entry
with Zynga Game Card; and (2) Entry via
(2) Entry via U.S. Mail Without Purchase: You may also enter the Sweepstakes via U.S. Mail, by hand printing your name, address, city, state, ZIP code, date of birth, email address, daytime telephone number and the words “Zynga and Best Buy Reward Zone Program Sweepstakes” on a 3” X 5” card, and mail it, in an envelope with postage affixed, to: Zynga and Best Buy Reward Zone Program Sweepstakes, P. O. Box 923, Plainview, NY 11803-0923. Mail-in entries must be postmarked by January 31, 2011 and received by February 7, 2011 in order to be eligible. Each mail-in entry counts as one (1) entry in the Sweepstakes drawing. Limit one (1) entry per outer envelope.
Entrants may enter only by using the entry methods described in these rules. Entries that have been generated by a script, macro, bot or any other automated means will be deemed void. Entries that are mechanically reproduced, copied, illegible, incomplete, postage due, late or inaccurate are void. Incomplete entries or entries not complying with these Official Rules are subject to disqualification, at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Proof of mailing or emailing does not constitute proof of delivery. Entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Sponsor’s decisions are final on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. If a dispute results as to the identity of an online entrant, it will be determined that the online entry was submitted by the authorized account holder of the Facebook ID from which the entry is made. For these purposes, the authorized account holder is the natural person assigned to Facebook ID by Facebook or other organization responsible for assigning Facebook ID. The promotional website’s database clock will be the official timekeeping device for the Sweepstakes. Your Zynga Game account is not transferable. Only users playing with a valid account are eligible. Any user who violates Zynga’s Terms http://www.zynga.com/legal/terms_of_service.php may be declared ineligible. Multiple Facebook accounts linked to the same entrant will be disqualified. Under no circumstances shall you allow or permit any other person or third party, including, without limitation, any person under the legal age to participate in the Sweepstakes, or use or re-use your account in such a way that may breach the standards or laws in any jurisdiction where you are located and/or are a resident, or where such other person is located and/or is a resident. Any person found to have violated this section may be reported to the relevant authorities.
5. DETERMINATION OF WINNERS: One (1) Grand Prize winner, Two (2) First Prize winners, One (1) Second Prize winner, Ten (10) Third Prize winners, Fifty (50) Fourth Prize winners, Ten (10) Fifth Prize winners, One hundred (100) Sixth Prize winners, Two Hundred and five (205) Seventh Prize winners and Three hundred (300) Eighth Prize winners will be selected in a random drawing on or about February 9, 2011 in Melville, NY from among all eligible online and mail-in entries received. The random drawings will be conducted by the Administrator, Strobe Promotions, Inc., an independent judging organization. Judges’/Sponsor’s decisions are final on matters relating to this Sweepstakes. The potential prize winners will be notified by electronic mail and/or overnight or U.S. mail and/or telephone on or about February 9, 2011, and Grand, First and Second Prize winners will be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility/liability release and where legal, a publicity release, and a Federal and State tax release, and all other winners will be required to provide their mailing address and return these documents, properly executed, within seven (7) days of issuance of notification. Non-compliance within this time frame or with the Official Rules, or if prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, will result in the entrant being disqualified, and the prize will be awarded to a potential alternate winner. Allow 6-8 weeks for delivery of prize. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible online and mail-in entries received. Limit one (1) Grand, First or Second Prize per person/Facebook User ID.
6. PRIZES: One (1) Grand Prize: $5,000 Best Buy
Reward Zone program Reward Certificate (250,000 Reward Zone program points). Approximate Retail Value (ARV): $5,000. Two (2)
First Prizes: New Computer Package – including a laptop, desktop and
printer (exact models to be determined by Sponsor).
ARV: $2,500/ea. One (1) Second Prize: A Home Theater Package (exact models to be determined
by Sponsor). ARV: $1,500.
Ten (10) Third Prizes: Apple® iPad®.
ARV: $500/ea. Fifty (50) Fourth Prizes: $500 Best Buy Reward Zone
program Reward Certificate (25,000 Reward Zone program points). ARV: $500/ea. Ten (10) Fifth Prizes: Xbox 360® video game and entertainment
ARV: $300/ea. One hundred (100) Sixth Prizes: $200 Best Buy Reward Zone program Reward
Certificate (10,000 Reward Zone program points). ARV: $200/ea. Two Hundred and Five (205) Seventh Prizes: $100 Best Buy Reward Zone program Reward Certificate
(5,000 Reward Zone program points). ARV:
$100/ea. Three Hundred (300) Eighth Prizes: $50 Best Buy Reward Zone program Reward
Certificate ($2,500 Reward Zone program points). ARV: $50/ea. Total
ARV of all prizes: $100,000. Best Buy
Reward Zone program membership and Reward Certificates are subject to Reward
Zone program rules. To receive your Best Buy Code for a Reward Certificate, you
must provide Sponsor with a valid email address. Best Buy Codes will not be
replaced if lost, stolen or expired. The reselling of Best Buy Codes is
prohibited. To redeem your Best Buy Code, you must be (or become) a Reward Zone
program member, activate your membership on MyRZ.com and provide a valid email
address. Best Buy Codes may be redeemed
one time only on MyRZ.com/Claim by July 31, 2011. To receive your Reward Certificate, you must redeem your Best Buy Code
on MyRZ.com/Claim, and then follow instructions on MyRZ.com to print your
Reward Certificate. Reward Certificates are coupons for discounts off future
purchase amounts equal to or greater than the amount of the Reward Certificate,
excluding sales tax, at Best Buy stores or BestBuy.com, subject to the terms
printed on the Reward Certificate. Reward Certificates are valid in the fifty
7. CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION: By entering, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules
including all eligibility requirements. Sponsor
will collect information from the entrant for the purpose of administering the Sweepstakes
and to notify the winner. Sponsor’s use
of information submitted by entrants in connection with this Sweepstakes will
be subject to the terms and conditions stated in these Official Rules as well
http://www.zynga.com/about/privacy-policy.php. All materials submitted in connection
with the Sweepstakes become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned. By accepting a prize, winner consents to the
use of his/her name, image, likeness, photograph, voice and biographical
material and entry submission for advertising, publicity and promotional
purposes by Sponsor, or a party designated by Sponsor, in any and all media now
or hereafter known including but not limited to, any online announcements, or
for sharing this information with the press for viewing, whether TV or print,
throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation,
notification or permission, except where prohibited by law. Entrants agree to abide by the terms of these
Official Rules and the decisions of the judges and Sponsor, which are final,
and waive any right to claim ambiguity in these Official Rules. Entrants agree that any and all disputes
shall be governed by the laws of the State of
8. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: ENTRANTS HEREBY AGREE TO RELEASE, INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS ZYNGA INC., BEST BUY STORES, L.P., FACEBOOK AND STROBE PROMOTIONS, INC., THEIR RESPECTIVE PARENT COMPANIES, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, DIVISIONS, ADVERTISING, PROMOTION AND PRODUCTION AGENCIES AND THEIR RESPECTIVE EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES AND SHAREHOLDERS (COLLECTIVELY, THE “RELEASEES”) FROM ANY CLAIMS, ACTIONS, INJURY, LOSS OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH, RESULTING IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM PARTICIPATING IN THE SWEEPSTAKES OR PARTICIPATION IN ANY SWEEPSTAKES-RELATED ACTIVITY, OR FROM THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, OR USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE AWARDED OR PARTICIPATION IN ANY PRIZE-RELATED ACTIVITY, or from any printing, production, technical, typographical, human or other error in the printing, offering or announcement of any prize, or from access to and use of the game sites, BESTBUY.COM, MYRZ.COM, or any other website associated with this sweepstakes, including downloading from or printing material downloaded from such websites. THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY IS A COMPREHENSIVE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY THAT APPLIES TO ALL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING (WITHOUT LIMITATION) COMPENSATORY, DIRECT, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES; LOSS OF DATA, INCOME, OR PROFIT; LOSS OR DAMAGE TO PROPERTY; AND CLAIMS OF THIRD PARTIES. ELIGIBLE PARTICIPANTS AGREE THAT RELEASEES HAVE NOT MADE NOR ARE IN ANY MANNER RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION, OR GUARANTEE, STATUTORY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, TITLE, AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE), IN FACT OR IN LAW, RELATIVE TO THE SWEEPSTAKES OR THE PRIZE AWARDED. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, RELEASEES DO NOT MAKE ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS WITH RESPECT TO ANY PROMOTIONAL WEB SITE AND RELEASEES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR THE CONSEQUENCES OF ANY INTERRUPTIONS OR ERRORS RELATED THERETO. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING ON THE WEBSITES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS. Releasees are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, illegible, inaccurate, delayed, garbled, damaged, stolen or misdirected submissions, or problems of any kind, whether mechanical, human or electronic. Releasees are not responsible for technical, hardware or software malfunctions, telephone failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, inability to access a website, inability to submit an entry, or fraud, incomplete, garbled, or delayed computer transmissions or inaccurate transcription of entry information, whether caused by Sponsor, users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of submissions which may damage a user’s system or limit an Eligible Participant’s ability to participate in the Sweepstakes. Releases are not responsible for late, lost, incomplete, illegible, damaged, postage-due or misdirected entries or mail. Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. Should any portion of the Sweepstakes be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper play, or submission of entries, or should the Sweepstakes be unable to run as planned for any other reason, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to terminate the Sweepstakes and, if terminated, at its discretion, select the potential winner in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to action taken. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR ANY ONLINE SERVICE RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES OR TO UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES) FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of such term or any other provision. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant who violates the rules or interferes with the Sweepstakes in any manner. If an entrant is disqualified, Sponsor reserves the right to terminate such entrant’s eligibility to participate in the Sweepstakes. Any attempt by an individual to access any website associated with the Sweepstakes via a bot script or other brute force attack or any other unauthorized means will result in that individual’s IP address becoming ineligible. Use of automated entry devices or programs is prohibited.
9. DISPUTES: Except where prohibited, all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the Eligible Participant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of California without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of California), or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of California. You agree that all disputes regarding these Official Rules and/or the Sweepstakes will be handled in accord with the dispute resolution policy set forth in our Terms http://www.zynga.com/legal/terms_of_service.php.
10. WINNERS’ LIST/OFFICIAL
RULES: For the names of the major prize winners,
available after March 31, 2011, mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope by March
31, 2011 to: Zynga and Best Buy Reward Zone Program Sweepstakes Winners,
P. O. Box 997,
11. SPONSOR &
ADMINISTRATOR: The Sponsor of this Sweepstakes is Zynga Inc.,
If you do not wish to receive any further notices from Zynga Inc.
regarding Promotion offerings, send your name and address to: Zynga Inc.,
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